Marketing & Networking Opportunities
Sponsor & Event Opportunities
Annual GMBA Partner Sponsorships: Interested in constant visibility throughout the year? Consider being a Partner Sponsor of the GMBA! Constant logo recognition on the website and weekly eblast, and automatic sponsorship for our fabulous community events!
Flagship Bonus: Sign up as a Partner Sponsor by Sept 1, and receive a significant discount for this year, and all years to follow!
More information, or to sign up now!
Fall Festival Sponsors & Booths: Held on September 15, 2018, this event is a community favorite, full of eating, shopping, beverage drinking, music and kids activities! Be a Sponsor, Buy a booth, or just come for the FUN!
Holiday Luncheon and Silent Auction for Charity: A member favorite, this holiday luncheon raises money for a member charity and is a great way to celebrate the winter holidays. Be a sponsor, donate an item, or just attend!
GMBA Website Exposure, Increase Your SEO: Maximize awareness and attendance for your upcoming events and promotions! All business members are represented on the GMBA website with their own web page and listing in our member directory. Increase your online presence with our dynamic search engine. Post descriptions, directions, hours, contact info as well as photos, videos, and key words.
Weekly E-Newletter: Every Tuesday GMBA sends out our weekly email with member news, events, deals and more. Get your business shout-outs included. The weekly e-news goes out to thousands of businesses,citizens and public officials! All you need to do is add your business events to your page.. We will include them!
Monthly GMBA Meetings: Join us for our alternating breakfast/lunch meetings the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Held at different GMBA member locations, these events are a great way to network and promote your business! Informative speakers. Everyone is welcome; members receive a discounted rate. Interested in hosting a a meeting? Email: Director@GreaterMerrifield.org
Meeting Table Sponsors: Each GMBA meeting offers 2 members the opportunity to showcase their business as a Table Sponsor. Table provided, $25 door prize required.
Monthly Evening Mixers: Held on the third Thursday of every month at a different member location. Great for your business: Great way to network. Open to the public for a fee, but members are free (if you RSVP)! Only GMBA members may host a mixer.
Referral Groups: GMBA members are eligible to apply for membership in the referral-networking group. Educate your fellow referral group members on your products and services so they can help you grow and promote your business. Anyone can attend 1 time, but you must be a member to join. No additional fees. For more information contact Director@GreaterMerrifield.org
Young Professionals Group (coming soon): Networking group for GMBA members under 40. No additional fees!
Ribbon Cuttings and Grand Openings: Is your business new,re-branding, or celebrating an anniversary? Let us help you celebrate and promote your business! Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Regional Women's Circle of Influence: Hosted by 6 local area small business Chambers and Business Associations, The RWCI educational breakfast meetings are held every other month, and hosted by a different Chamber. These events are a great way to expand your knowledge and your network base! GMBA members receive a discounted rate! (men are welcome as well!)